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Moving Beyond 2-Factor Authentication With Context
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Keith Graham
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Keith Graham,
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12/6/2014 | 7:48:09 AM
Re: A Green Thumb
Joe - The article refers to device fingerprinting, not fingerprinting in the Biometric sense of the term. I agree that would be an entire other topic for debate!
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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12/6/2014 | 6:32:16 AM
A Green Thumb
Fingerprinting, FWIW, has fast become notoriously meaningless as a second factor (and especially as an alternative factor unto itself).

Cryptography professor Matthew Green's 7-year-old son is the latest example in the news; Green recently reported that his son took Green's phone while he was sleeping and pressed the sleeping Green's thumb against it.
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